Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford where, a disciple of Pater, he founded an aesthetic cult. In 1884 he married Constance Lloyd, and his two sons were born in 1885 and 1886.
His novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891), and social comedies Lady Windermere's Fan (1892), A Woman of No Importance (1893), An Ideal Husband (1895), and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895), established his reputation. In 1895, following his libel action against the Marquess of Queesberry, Wilde was sentenced to two years' imprisonment for homosexual conduct, as a result of which he wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898), and his confessional letter De Profundis (1905). On his release from prison in 1897 he lived in obscurity in Europe, and died in Paris in 1900.

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    • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Peter Batchelor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 710
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 650

    A young man commits all types of sins, but only his portrait shows the ravages of his life. Oscar Wilde's Faustian classic. Gothic horror at its best....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved This One!

    • By Anonymous on 08-01-16

    Regular price: $1.39

    • The Canterville Ghost [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 363

    The ghost that haunts Canterville Chase has built a marvelous career of midnight haunting. But when an American family moves in, they simply have no respect for permanent bloodstains....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Oscar Wilde's Humor Deserves to be Lingered Over

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-22-17

    Regular price: $1.39

    • Stephen Fry Presents a Selection of Oscar Wilde's Short Stories

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    "Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales continue to exert the same pull over the imagination and emotions as they did when he first read them to his children in the 1880s"....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected

    • By Jennifer on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Importance of Being Earnest

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Here is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Deal!

    • By Elizabeth O. Frost on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

    • In Aid of the Royal Theatrical Fund
    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Dame Judi Dench, Jeremy Irons, Joanna Lumley, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 212

    Here is a collection of the Oscar Wilde's famous fairy tales, read by a cast of leading British actors....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poignant Modern Fairy Tales Wonderfully Read

    • By Jefferson on 11-28-10

    Regular price: $11.29

    • The Oscar Wilde Collection

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: James Marsters, Jacqueline Bisset, Alfred Molina, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274

    Four classic comedies from one of the wittiest playwrights in Western literature....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Collection

    • By Anniebligh on 03-31-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Salomé

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Rosalind Ayres, James Marsters, Andre Sogliuzzo, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    A dark tale of hubris, lust, and self-destruction… as told by a man who famously fell prey to those same impulses in his own life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First Rate Production!

    • By Bror Erickson on 07-16-15

    Regular price: $4.95

    • El Fantasma de Canterville y Otros Cuentos

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Javier Jiménez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    "El fantasma de Canterville" ("The Canterville Ghost") es un relato, dentro del género cuento por tener un argumento simple y la historia... 

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Happy Prince and Other Tales

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    "The Happy Prince and Other Tales" (sometimes called "The Happy Prince and Other Stories") is a collection of stories for children by Oscar...

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    • A Woman of No Importance

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes, Samantha Mathis, Rosalind Ayres, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 139

    Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pitch Perfect Performance

    • By Cheryl on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $6.95

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